Thursday, November 6th, 2014

The Gabbler’s Guide to the Holiday Season

Halloween, the holiday season’s official soft launch, is over. Time to move beyond the pumpkin and sweater fueled haze of fall’s happy, early months, and face the tough reality: the 2014 holiday season is here. Soon, the novelty of a good pumpkin treat will wear off as you force your third slice of Thanksgiving pie

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

The Elf Diaries

To many of us, Christmas elves are cheery little creatures with a great work ethic and an affinity for pointed shoes. That’s why when the The Gabbler received a copy of a manuscript for a new memoir,...

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

A 12 Days of Christmas Nightmare

This Christmas seasons, millions of adorable couples will express their love through thoughtful, romantic gifts. Unfortunately, though, some will fail miserably. As an example, The Gabbler presents to you the following email, forwarded to us by a girl...

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Grinchmas, Pre New Year’s Apathy, Presign

Grinchmas (grɪntmæs): A party, normally held on the Friday before Christmas, celebrating the party thrower’s intense hatred of the Christmas holidays. “What are you wearing to her Grinchmas party this year?” “Oh, it’s great. I got the cutest red, sparkly...

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

Letter from Jewish Girl to Santa Reveals 'Christmas Seems Awesome'

  The following letter was found by a postal worker in a New Jersey United States Postal Service mail processing center and promptly sent into The Gabbler. The letter contained no name or return address by which...

Monday, December 10th, 2012

An Extreme Couponer’s Guide to Holiday Shopping

The following excerpt comes from the self-published ebook, The Extreme Couponer’s Guide to Life by Mary Robucks. Mrs. Robucks, who regularly saves up to 85 percent on her grocery bill, sent the excerpt to The Gabbler, to...